Discord TTS Not Working: How to Fix Text-to-Speech on Discord

Dictation is useful for writing and transcribing audio but Text to Speech is an equally useful tool that allows you to hear what is written while you are working on something else. Text to Speech (TTS) is not a shorthand way of making audiobooks but it is great in a messaging app like Discord.

Discord TTS not working

Discord TTS not working

Discord users tend to play games and chat at the same time. This makes it difficult to read messages while they are coming in and that ‘s where TTS comes in handy. Discord allows users to enable TTS and messages they send out will be read to everyone, as long as they also have TTS capability.

How to set text-to-speech disk

TTS is not enabled by default so you need to enable it first.

  1. Open Discord and click on the button cogwheel at the bottom of the DM column.
  2. Go to Tab Notifications.
  3. Enable Text-to-Speech notifications for all channels or select channels.
  4. Gu enter a TTS message /tts in the text input field in a channel and then insert your message.
  5. Tap on Enter sent away.

Text-to-speech not working on Discord

If your TTS is not working, it could be because not everyone in a channel is allowed to send them. Permissions are managed by the administrator for the server.

  1. Click on the a cogwheel image next to the channel.
  2. Go to Tab permissions.
  3. Scroll down and click on the green check button next to Text to speech messages.

Tog TTS Air / Off

Try turning TTS off and on again. Turn off all TTS permissions and then again. It may get the feature to start working. Make sure you restart Discord after disabling and enabling TTS.

Check the size of the Discord app

Windows 10 allows users to set the volume for each individual app. If it is ready to move, you will not be able to hear the messages.

  1. Open Discord.
  2. Open the Windows 10 Settings app with the keyboard shortcut Win + I.
  3. Go to System a group of situations.
  4. Select the Tab sound.
  5. Click App size and device settings.
  6. Scroll down and check the measurement for Discord.

Note: Discord may have audio issues. Take a look at these solutions. It’s also worth checking if the sound on Windows 10 is working.

Check TTS settings for the channel

TTS can be enabled for all channels or for optional channels. If TTS is not working, it could be due to it not being enabled for the channel.

  1. Click on the cogwheel image at bottom of the channel / DM column.
  2. Go to Tab Notifications.
  3. Scroll down to the Text-to-speech notification column and enable it for all channels.
  4. Feuch sending TTS message.

Discord Update

An upcoming Discord update may prevent TTS from working. Try updating Discord.

  1. Close Discord and delete the app.
  2. Open Discord again.
  3. Discord check for and install updates.
  4. Feuch sending TTS message.


TTS works on the desktop version of Discord. It is not going to work on a mobile phone. On the desktop, it usually has something to do with channel or user permissions that will keep the feature from working. If you are unable to send a TTS message to an incoming server, it may need to be done with the server settings. Ask your administrator if you have permission to add them or if they are enabled.

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